Markdown for Interactive Fiction

While I haven’t updated this site in a long time, I’ve been very busy adding and updating projects here at GitHub. One of the projects is an attempt at refining the idea of creating interactive fiction using Markdown. I stumbled on the idea while learning Markdown after realizing Markdown flavors like GitHub Markdown automatically create local links from headings and you could create…

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Simple Music Visualizer inspired by Monstercat

So here’s a revised version of my basic music visualizer: http://ugotsta.github.io/projects/p5-ambience?url=https://soundcloud.com/ugotsta/dreaming-of-dreams You can replace the url at the end with any SoundCloud url to visualize any audio from SoundCloud. Meanwhile, here’s all the code composing it: https://github.com/Ugotsta/Ugotsta.github.io/blob/master/projects/p5-ambience.html Pu…

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Chapters plugin for WordPress

There are a few plugins that provide chapter separations within WordPress, but nothing that fit the purpose I needed here: http://unlimitedfiction.com/stories/ So I set about creating one, here’s the result: https://github.com/Ugotsta/chapters-for-wordpress Using a simple [chapter] shortcode, users can add chapter separations in their content. Usually, shortcodes like this need to wrap arou…

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AutoIt3 script to seamlessly loop videos

This is sort of a followup to my post about Winamp visualization recording. This companion script can take those recorded videos and loop them seamlessly. Here’s the gist: Basically, the script just makes 2 copies of the video file, and merges them at midpoint with a transition. As noted in the gist, MLT is required, it’s totally free. And better yet, you can easily install Shotcut an…

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A little PHP function for getting signed integers from a string

I’ve been working on an update to my Impress for WordPres plugin and needed a way to accept signed integers as values added after particular effect strings such as "rotate-45", "scale+2" or "slide-up-500". So here’s the function I created for it: Hope someone finds it helpful, I certainly have since there are multiple other projects I can use this for.…

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Very basic music visualization template

After the previous release of my "Hidden in Darkness" music visualization using p5.js, I realized it just doesn’t look at all good in a YouTube video given the size of the elements. So I’ve started with a more basic template mimicing Monstercat’s styling completely, to start with. Here’s the result: http://ugotsta.github.io/projects/p5-music-template-basic.html I also real…

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Music visualization for Hidden in Darkness using P5.js

Finally got this posted, a music visualization done using P5.js for my upcoming "Hidden in Darkness" project: http://ugotsta.github.io/projects/p5-hid-template.html More info about that project here: http://hid.ugotsta.com/ Thanks to this guy for the SoundCloud connection code: https://www.facebook.com/rybotronic/photos/a.976210555739878.1073741846.123804924313783/976210582406542/ While it’…

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